“Lingering” – Movie Review

The past often has a way to haunt us for many years to come.  Whether this haunting is literal in supernatural form, or a figurative haunting in the form of past trauma, it can hold a dominion over the present.  Shudder’s latest original film from South Korea, The Lingering taps into both. Haunted Hotel We begin with a young woman taking custody of her child … Continue reading “Lingering” – Movie Review

“Metamorphosis” – Movie Review

Korean and Japanese horror is often associated with images of ghostly young women with long dark hair that ominously approaches you. And while there are certainly many films that follow this trope, it doesn’t mean that it’s the only one. Shudder’s latest original film Metamorphosis, proves that Korean horror can dabble in a subject quite familiar to Western Christians: exorcism. A Family Matter The film … Continue reading “Metamorphosis” – Movie Review

“0.0 MHz” – Movie Review

The latest Shudder original, 0.0 MHz is a fascinating gem of Korean horror cinema. While on the surface it’s nothing more than a typical supernatural thriller, it ends up being an interesting amalgamation of many different horror tropes and subgenres. Some work, some don’t. To find out which is which, let’s take a closer listen to 0.0 MHz. Evil Dead Meets Asian Horror We follow … Continue reading “0.0 MHz” – Movie Review

Recommendations from Shudder’s Hotline – Week 3

Another week, another hotline call, another list of 4 awesome horror movies! As we all try to stay busy in quarantine, Shudder just continued their Halfway to Halloween Hotline for its third week (only 1 more to go), and they didn’t disappoint! Every Friday in April (from 3-4pm EST), you call the hotline number, speak directly with one of their curators, discuss what your preferences … Continue reading Recommendations from Shudder’s Hotline – Week 3